Definitions

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  • n. An empress of several Eastern European countries, especially Russia, or the wife of a tsar.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The title of the empress of Russia. See czarina.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the wife or widow of a czar

Etymologies

Via Italian czarina or Spanish czarina, from German Czarin, Zarin, feminine form of Czar, Zar. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The tsarina passed along to her son, Alexei, the gene for hemophilia that had been carried by Victoria.

    Bloodlust

  • Page Summary timesygn: (no subject) [+3] tsarina: (no subject) [+2] fusijui: (no subject) [+0]

    "Leave off that!" screamed the Queen.

  • Page Summary tsarina: (no subject) [+0] whiskeychick: (no subject) [+0] ysabetwordsmith: Yes ...

    Frank Frazetta (1928-2010)

  • As a state legislator he may have voted to let Henry Flagler divorce his dreaming mad tsarina of a wife, but Broward had a larger agenda, and it did not include helping out the big boys he was, after all, a rebel.

    Dream State

  • No one has named me tsarina yet, which is undoubtedly a relief to the companies that don't want workers poking into their policies on 401 (k) s.

    Burned!

  • Being tsarina, I'd require all 401 (k) trustees to sit through a course on their responsibilities.

    Burned!

  • If I were tsarina, I wouldn't let anyone hold more than 10 percent of his or her 401 (k) money in company stock.

    Burned!

  • He became so as he was her lover, and made sure to feed the Imperial bed once he got tired of the aging tsarina or she of him, more likely.

    Would Potemkin be chavista?

  • I don't know whether this "tsar" idea started over here (UK) or over there (US) but if the record of our drugs tsar, mental health tsar and the like are anything to go by, he (or might it even be a tsarina?) won't make any difference one way or another to the war.

    Four year anniversary; ongoing tragedy.

  • I will pay, I said, and I mentioned a rate per hour which, even if she had once been the tsarina of hospitality, must have given her pause to reflect.

    Diary of a Bad Year

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  • Russian empress.

    March 3, 2007